Tom has more than 30 years’ experience in the Oil and Chemical Industries, having worked for Mobil Oil, Sasol Industries, Sentrachem and Nynas in South Africa and the United Kingdom. For the past 10 years, he has been Managing Director of Electrical Oil Services Limited, a specialist electrical oils and –services supplier, based in Ellesmere Port UK. EOS is the leading supplier of recycled transformer- and base oils in the UK. The company is also one of the leading suppliers of mobile services for on-site treatment or recycling of insulating oils.
Tom worked for Nynas, the global naphthenic oils manufacturer for 9 years. During this time he gained experience in the technical marketing and sales of Naphthenic Speciality Products (NSP) to the Electrical-, Base- and Chemical Industries in Southern Africa, United Kingdom and Ireland. In his current position he has maintained an interest in the NSP market as the electrical oils and base oil supplied are both recycled- and unused naphthenic based feedstock. Tom has extensive knowledge of the transformer oil, naphthenic base- and process oil markets and applications.
He received a B.Sc. (Chem) degree from Johannesburg University (RSA) in 1982 and an M.B.A. from Post Graduate School of Business (RSA) in 1992.
He has been married to his wife Alta for the past 30 years and they have two daughters aged 26 and 21 years old.